Wisconsin yard to build second LNG bunker barge for Polaris New Energy

Photo: Fincantieri

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, has agreed to partner with PNE Marine Holdings, an affiliate of Polaris New Energy, for the construction of a second 5,500-cubic-metre LNG bunkering barge.

The new barge will be a sister vessel to Clean Canaveral, which will be delivered to Polaris in mid-November 2021.

Upon completion, the new ABS-classed barge will have an LOA of 340 feet (103 metres), a beam of 66 feet (20 metres), and four 1,375-cubic-metre IMO Type C cargo tanks.

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